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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: the first working day of president obama's second term began with an inter-faith prayer service at washington's national cathedral. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. on the newshour tonight, what's ahead for the next four years? we explore the vision and the agda laid out in the president's inaugural address. >> brown: then, from tel aviv, margaret warner reports on the israeli elections, as prime minister benjamin netanyahu's party was on track to stay in power by a narrow margin. netanyahu tries to put together, it's sure to include new faces and new agendas that will influence the country. >> ifill: we examine a new study on concussions, showing the impact of hard hits on the brains of living but retired n.f.l. players. >> i go through stages where i think how come i can't remember that and i always wondered are these age-related or are they conclusion related? >> brown: and we mark the 40th anniversary of the "roe v. wade" decision by the supreme court, with a look at the strategies of
>> brown: and we mark the 40th anniversary of the "roe v. wade" decision by the supreme court, with a look at the strategies of abortion rights advocates and opponents. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: close to iconic landmarks, to local life, to cultural treasures. it's a feeling that only a river can give you. these are journeys that change your perspective on the world. and perhaps even yourself. viking river cruises. exploring the world in comfort. >> bnsf railway. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: president obama's forceful new focus on progressive ideals echoed across the nation on this day after the inauguration. and it earned him bo
. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we offer extended excerpts from today's hearings, where members of congress grilled the secretary of state about what happened during the benghazi raid and who was responsible. >> the fact is we have four dead americs. >> i understand. >> it was becauseave protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it maix? >> ifill: plus, how has the turmoil in north africa overall affected u.s. foreign policy? we get some answers. >> brown: then, two military stories. we get the latest on defense secretary leon panetta's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. >> ifill: and we explore the pros and cons of drone warfare and examine the technology behind it-- the subject of tonight's edition of "nova." >> our mind tries to put it in rms of robot or human? but the reality is a mix. >> brown: we close with politics and a look at the way forward for the republican party, beginning with today's house vote to extend the nation's debt limit for thre
>> our mind tries to put it in terms of robot or human? but the reality is a mix. >> brown: we close with politics and a look at the way forward for the republican party, beginning with today's house vote to extend the nation's debt limit for three months. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: secretary of state hillary clinton testified for the first time today about last september's deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. her testimony before senate and house committees was at times tense and even emotional. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility, and nobody is more committed to getting this right. i am determined to leave the state department and our country safer, stronger and more secure. >> ifill: from the start, secretary clinton ma
ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we examine the historic move, which opens more than 200,000 jobs to women. >> ifill: then, we turn to u.s. foreign policy, as confirmation hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against livle wages d woing conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institution
station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. military has a new order of the day: working up plans for putting women on the front lines. the process was set in motion today at the pentagon. >> not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> brown: with that, defense secretary leon panetta-- joined by the chair of the joint chiefs of staff, general martin dempsey-- announced he's ending a 1994 ban on women in combat roles. >> as secretary, when i've gone to bethesda to visit wounded warriors, when i've gone to arlington to bury our dead, there is no distinction that's made between the sacrifices of man and women in uniform. they serve, they're wounded and they die right next to each other. the time has come to recognize that reality. >> brown: nearly 300,000 women have deployed over the past 11 years in iraq and afghanistan, where the frontlines aren't so clearly drawn. and 152 have died there. today's decision opens up some 230,000 battlefront positions to women, many in army and marine infantry units. commanders will have
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: a federal court ruled president obama's appointments to the national labor relations board made during a congressional recess were unconstitutional. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> sreenivasan: and i'm hari sreenivasan. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the decision and the reaction from the white house. >> brown: then, we hear from two of our newshour colleagues on the road: margaret warner reports from jerusalem on moves in israel to form a new coalition government. >> sreenivasan: and ray suarez updates the high-powered meetings of heads of state, business leaders, and others at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. >> brown: from mali, lindsey hilsum looks at tensions caused by government troops as they advance into islamist territory. >> sreenivasan: spencer michels has a story about trash and one city's crusade to eliminate all of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don' believe it. >> brown: plus, mark s
neil/lehrer productions >> brown: a federal court ruled president obama's appointments to the national labor relations board made during a congressional recess were unconstitutional. good evening. i'm jeffrey brown. >> sreenivasan: and i'm hari sreenivasan. on the newshour tonight, we get the latest on the decision and the reaction from the white house. >> brown: then, we hear from two of our newshour colleagues on the road: margaret warner reports from jerusalem on moves in israel to form a new coalition government. >> sreenivasan: and ray suarez updates the high-powered meetings of heads of state, business leaders, and others at the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. >> brown: from mali, lindsey hilsum looks at tensions caused by government troops as they advance into islamist territory. >> sreenivasan: spencer michels has a story about trash and one city's crusade to eliminate all of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don't believe it. >> brown: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's new
of president hosni mubarak. jeffrey brown has our story. >> brown: political violence ravaged egypt for a fifth day after a weekend that saw more than 50 people killed. in cairo, protestors threw rocks and gasoline bombs at riot police. police in turn fired tear gas into the crowds who oppose president mohammed morsi and his islamist dominated government. >> what's happening here in the country is really shameful. destroying the city is not fair. but at the same time the way the police treat people makes tensions heavier because all decisions by morsi's government have been taken out of the public interest. >> brown: security officials said a man described as a by-stander was killed by a gunshot. it was unclear who fired it. and government tanks were on the streets in the cities of suez and port said. they enforced a curfew that an angry president morsi announced last night. >> to end the bloodshed, to maintain security against vandals and law breakers and for the protection of citizens, i have decided after referring to the constitution to announce the imposing of the state of emergency in por
on inuaguration day.we know now the nnmeeof clothesathom browne.alina cho caught up he dessgner in p. paris. if watching first lady micheele obama's fashion choices is a port... thhs day's equivalent...is the superbowl.the innuguration. fashioo's biggest prize.whhn mrs. obama emerged in the morning... her choice... coat and dress...was amerrcan designer thom bbowne.we pracked him doon at his hotel in aris... (nats:champagge &pcork popping)celebrating thee poment."you can never predict life o happen this way and i'm just o forrunate ann so honored and ss proud she chose mine."for this oocasion...the fabric for the firsttlady based on men's silk tiis... "well, i had annidea that the president would be wearinn navy, so i wanted to do somethiig that she would look really good with him, and i choseea dark navy fabrrc. it's actually a sslk jacquard men's collection."so who is this man who spells his first started his business witt five suits. ppointment only...backk designing women's clothes for just ww years. he's best known for his redefining menswear."he's the reason that a lot of men ar
so much for joining us. >> nice to be here. >> brown: coming up-- location reports from two newshour correspondents: margaret warner in jerusalem, and ray suarez in davos, switzerland. plus, the advances against islamist rebels in mali; zero waste in san francisco; and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: president obama chose his long-time foreign policy advisor denis mcdonough to be the new white house chief of staff. mr. obama made the announcement this afternoon. he lauded mcdonough, and told him, "i know you'll always give it to me straight, as only a friend can." mcdonough will take over from jack lew, who's been nominated to replace timothy geithner as the next treasury secretary. today was geithner's last day, after four years on the job. in a final interview, he said he's hopeful the economy will strengthen this year. the defense department has begun eliminating the jobs of all 46,000 temporary civilian employees at the pentagon. the announcement today said it's a response to mandatory, across- the-board spending cuts. the
, delivered today on the west front of the capitol. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we devote tonight's newshour to the 57th inauguration. with full coverage of the pageantry, the ceremonial swearing-in, the speech, the parade, and more. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on the sights and sounds from the nation's mall, where hundreds of thousands of people from around the country and the world gathered to witness today's events. >> we don't think we'll have one like this president in my lifetime. we're just delighted to be a part of this. >> brown: mark shields and david brooks offer analysis. >> ifill: on this day that coincides with the martin luther king, jr., holiday, we get perspective from presidential historians richard norton smith, nn
since then. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we offer extended excerpts from today's hearings, where members of congress grilled the secretary of state about what happened during the benghazi raid and who was responsible. >> the fact is we have four dead americans. >> i understand. >> it was becauseave protest or because of guys out for a walk one night and decided to go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it maix? >> ifill: plus, how has the turmoil in north africa overall affected u.s. foreign policy? we get some answers. >> brown: then, two military stories. we get the latest on defense secretary leon panetta's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. >> ifill: and we explore the pros and cons of drone warfare and examine the technology behind it-- the subject of tonight's edition of "nova."
.s. military stronger. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, we examine the historic move, which opens more than 200,000 jobs to women. >> ifill: then, we turn to u.s. foreign policy, as confirmation hearings begin for secretary of state nominee john kerry, two former national security advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against unlivable wages and working conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour."
child actor, charlie brown, is speaking in his own voice these days and for the first time since being arrested on suspicion of stalking. we'll hear from him next. >> and what she really wanted was room service in the hotel and instead we get cattle in the lobby. here is a story here, i promise. ♪ just one bite opens a world of delight... ♪ ♪ with tasty grilled flavor and goodness to savor ♪ ♪ friskies grillers blend. ♪ feed the senses. [ male announcer ] it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food diffently. a. alright, another one just like that. right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... [ male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagen passat. pa down something he will be grateful for. good arm. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ back to you. that's the
on monday wore tom brown, and she looked amazing. >>> good thursday morning. right now on "first look," defense secretary panetta says it's time to lift a ban on women in combat. not everyone is happy about. that hillary clinton saves congressional fire over the benghazi attacks. >>> the frozen tundra outside your door looks like america's credit card won't get rejected afterall. >>> and don't bet against a train. >>> good morning. another military milestone today. the secretary of defense is expected to announce by unanimous recommendation of the joint chiefs of staff that he's lifting the ban that prevents female soldiers and marines from serving on the front lines in combat. nbc's tracie potts is live in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: this is a big deal. it's a ban that's been in place for nearly 20 years. after first rolling back the ban on gays in the military, now coming today this new announcement about new opportunities in the military for women. the formal announcement is expected today outgoing defense secretary leon panetta will end the 19-year-old ban on
was the problem. interstate 81 clouded by a mix of white powder and brown slush. in chicago, an historic streak was finally broken. the city's first inch of snow in 335 days. to the east in syracuse with a high of 20 degrees ice had to be broken on the seneca river for those braving the polar bear plunge. the temperatures in michigan also so low the detroit river was dotted with what appeared to be icebergs. meanwhile, out west in utah where they're used to this sort of weather, the ice sent a record number of people to the e.r. including janille anderson. >> i went out to get the newspaper and the next thing i knew i was flat on my back in the driveway. >> reporter: injuries are treated and the cleanup continues and a new storm is targeting the midwest. katy tur, nbc news, atlanta. >>> let's find out a little about the new storm. we turn to the weather channel's julie martin to find out what's ahead. julie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. the deep freeze is almost over but before that warm up we're looking at ice in many big cities from the midwest to the northeast. taking a l
gloves like this guy had a place to try to get out of cold. incredible. steve brown our chicago-based correspondent with more on the deep freeze. the number of deaths appears to be rising tonight. >> yeah. we're across the street from that warehouse fire that you mentioned during the intro and, yes, tonight news that a chicago suburban newspaper the daily herald say there may be as many as 7 cold related deaths just in the chicago land area alone. up in green bay, got confirmation of another cold related death. a 38-year-old man found in his driveway on monday. the cause of death severe hypothermia. now, the severe cold conditions up in green bay prompting a truce between the city officials and the saint john the evangelist shelter. this shelter had been sighted multiple times overnight for housing more men than allowed in the permit. the men at the shelter is the way they make it enemy morning. >> if saint john's wasn't here, a lot of these people wouldn't have nowhere to go and there would be more people dying out in the streets or something. >> now the city officials, the cit
brown, isn't it? absolutely. tom brown. the fag system was a public school term for... barbaric stuff. when you acted as a servant to a senior boy. polished the older boy's shoes. or did, but they don't anymore. he must have been a very interesting man because i don't know many schoolboys who could draw this beautifully. and the detail is phenomenal. it must've taken hours. he must've done something terribly bad. but these are scenes from arabian nights are they? i think so. studying for o levels. i think it must've been something like that. and the intricate scene going on in the background. a bit of beardsley isn't it? beardsley, dulac. but he was a great illustrator. he illustrated gulliver's travels and a number of others. okay, this one i love. it's got a great sense of humor. the sheik with his fingers in his ears, listening to one of his wives or trying not to listen to one of his wives. but the color's very vibrant and very strong. i just think this is just... i love it. it is absolutely stunning. the thing about whistler they're surprisingly d
. >>> police are investigating singer chris brown for his possible involvement in a fight in west hollywood parking lot. witnesses say he was arguing over a parking space when he alleged punched the victim. brown has a history of issues including an attack in 2009 on his then girlfriend rihanna and a brawl at a new york nightclub late last year. >>> a crazy stunt at the x games last night, watch this, could have been a major disaster. check this out. the australian lost control of his snow mobile during a back flip. ouch. he managed to land away from it but the vehicle sped off on its own and into spectators. no one was hurt including strong. >>> another near miss. this one in china as this tractor trailer tries to make a turn. it tips over narrowly missing a motorcyclist right there. he hopped off just in time. but the truck crushed the front of his bike. he was not happy. >>> we're not even a month into 2013 but republicans already looking toward the mid-term election next year. we'll explain why in about five minutes. >>> all right. watch your wallet. you could soon get walloped with a n
throughout the day's festivities. all eyes were on the first lady as she started the day in a thom browne custom navy coat paired with matching boots from j. crew. as for the ball, she stunned in a ruby red gown by jason wu. a pair of jimmy choo shoes helped her glide across the dance floor with the commander in chief. malia and sasha made sure to turn heads as well in their bright and hopefully warm coats. malia's by j. crew and sasha's by kate spade. and jill biden stepped out in a silky silver coat and later accompanied v.p. biden wearing a blue silk dress by vera wang. unfortunately there was nothing like aretha franklin's now-infamous hat, but katy perry sweeted a photo of a tiny aretha hat. i thought the first lady's outfit was stunning, pitch pitch and her inauguration gown. >> i thought everybody looked great. j. crew has so many colorful jackets which are sometimes hard to find. i think the girls looked so adorable.
michael brown with premier quality goals. clint headed assigned a glimmer of hope. some of the fans have apprehension on their faces. they show no signs of panic. it went unrewarded. which shows to menaces -- minutes. matt smith with a close range goal. it was smith again. he made it 3-1. 10 minutes from time, they finished 3-2. the defending cup championship chelsea narrowly avoided being eliminated by frankfurt. it was not until the second half. the premier li was stunned when forrester sought the penalty box. two-two, the final score. >> here is the fifth round draw. another home tie against liverpool. this time it will be overturned. -- everton. those teams are coming up on the 16th and 17th of february. they have dropped. on saturday. they took full advantage. two-one, the final score. host south africa through to the quarterfinals of the africa, of nations. now they get the. they needed to advance. also finishing second, they beat and: 2-1. -- beat angola, 2-1. they will stay in durban for the quarter finals. >> we will have to trust each other. we have to believe in the next playe
into ole miss. almost nine years since the brown decision. we may lose our moment. he resolved to go into birmingham. go for broke. if we can do something there, we can do something anywhere. he didn't even tell his own father or his board that he was going to do wiit. he started preparing with his most trusted people, the very ones that j. edgar hoover was trying to get him to get rid of. dr. king committed himself to birmingham. it was segregated by race and stratified by gender and condition of life and in every other way you might want to think. there were few female students at the university of north carolina. they had to be nursing students. there were none at yale and westceton let alone las point. in that same month 50 years ago, george wallace took office in alabama with an address pledging segregation today, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever, looking at a world that was segregated by race down into the state constitution's ban had defined partisan politics in the united states such that the democratic party was the party of segregation throughout the seven states.
can still get it, but who this does affect is people -- >> it affects black and brown kids, too. >> yes. at the end of the day should the naacp or should the hispanic groups be more concerned about keeping our health and interests and namely coca-cola. >> i can't speak for them, but i do think the issue is not so much whether these non-profits have an improper conflict of interest. >> do you acknowledge that? >> oh, of course. >> that the conflict is -- >> but the issues, public health, mainly obesity and if he wants to make this ban work and have it be effective and possibly lead the nation and institute it in a way where it will affect all people, why single out one group of people and one group of kids. >> why single out one group of stores and those are the stores that can least afford it. >> i do want to get you to at least acknowledge that it doesn't smell right. >> of course. of course. >> the fact that the naacp and the hispanic group are both in the pocket to a certain extent of the soft drink industry. >> they both receive contributions from the beverage industry or fr
-bargain on spending cuts, which i know you keep accusing me of being charlie brown running up to the football, but i think with this three-month delay -- >> can you explain that, by the way? >> sure. >> the charlie brown -- how long have you been telling me the president was going to be responsible on saving social security and medicare? >> a long time, but i think his inner tom coburn is going to come out finally here in the next couple months. >> you have just insulted the president of the -- actually, he likes tom a lot, i think. >> the president wants legacy. and not just because of, like, not because of ego, but there's certain things he wants to leave office having done. now is the time, if he wants to do -- if he wants to do gun control and he wants to do a big energy environment bill, i think the only way to do it is to finally get bipartisan muscles working, do some populist things like cut their pay and send them home on passing a budget, get a mini-deal with significant spending cuts, not a grand barga bargain, but significant spending cuts, maybe a reform of the entitlement programs, pas
for these elections since chairman brown's election in 1989, with my modifications to allow for unique circumstances we face at this meeting. now i will turn to secretary herman for an explanation of the rules and procedures. >> good morning, and thank you very, very much, jim. jim has outlined a process of how we will begin. i will start with reminding this body of the specific provisions that are contained in our charter and bylaws that guide the election of officers for party. after that, my co-chair will come back to the podium and then review with this body what we are specifically recommending in the elections today. so first i shall remind this body that the rules of procedure contain the following key provisions. first, the candidate for any dnc office position had to file a nomination statement with the dnc secretary by 8 p.m. sunday, january 20, 2012, and that includes -- i'm sorry, 2013. that really would have been a problem. that included signatures of at least 20 dnc members. each candidate for chair is entitled to a total of 10 minutes for nominating and seconding speeches to be divide
, jerry brown, state of the city address encourage lawmakers to focus on education, high-speed rail and trade with china. this is a half-hour. [applause] [applause] [applause] >> thank you, mr. speaker, mr. senate pro tem, fellow constitutional officers, members of the judiciary and all my friends gathered here this morning. the message this year is clear, california is once again compounded her critics. we brought in just two years a solid and enduring budget and makeup are going to preserve and keep it that way for years to come. [applause] [applause] let's not applied to match. this is my longest speech. we're not going to get out of here for not keep moving. [laughter] against those who take pleasure, seeing our demise, california did the impossible. yet the legislature cast difficult votes to cut billions on the state budget. cut prison spending and reform to reduce the state's long-term pension liability. then the citizens of california using they inherit power of the constitution finish the task. proposition 30 by a healthy margin of 55 to 44%. [applause] members of the legi
. >> reporter: the owner sent their measurements to doreen brown, known for her shetland wool knitwear, but pony dimensions are different. >> you had to work out where his legs came and then, of course, he had a wide neck compared to a human being. >> reporter: so how do you get a cardigan on a pony? >> it was just a case of putting one foot in, put the other foot in, button it up. >> reporter: most of the buttoning was done lying on the ground, which was only possible because 17-year-old fivla and vitamin are so calm. no accidents, right? >> no, no, no. >> reporter: scottish tourism officials wanted to combine their two most famous exports, shetland ponies and shetland knitwear. though in the case of these pony sweaters -- >> they looked absolutely dreadful until they went on the ponies. >> reporter: well, that's the case with a lot of clothing, huh? now, we've seen a lot of critters wearing sweaters, from penguins to dogs, pigs, even turtles on a blog called "animals in sweaters." >> what the [ bleep ] is that? >> reporter: now, that's a sweater fit for hannibal electorate. least vitamin and f
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